Re: SCOUTS-L Digest - 12 Jul 1998 to 13 Jul 1998
Bill Roswell (Bill_Roswell@OXY.COM)
Tue, 14 Jul 1998 10:58:00 -0500
>On Mon, 13 Jul 1998 23:58:16 EDT, Robert Gerhard RAGerhard@AOL.COM
>Subject: Re: Wet Tents
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>Make sure you've trenched around your tent and have good drainage under your
>tent. (ie: don't pitch your tent in a low spot or a run-off area; keep your
>tent site a little higher than it's surroundings)
>Cubmaster & Webelos ADL
>BSA Pack 83, Ft. Worth, TX
I very strongly disagree with trenching around any tent. This is causes a
significant amount of impact to the environment and does not follow the current
BSA LNT (Leave No Trace) guidelines.
It also does not follow the BSA Outdoor Code:
As an American, I
Will Do My Best to:
Be clean in my
in the outdoors.
* The Outdoor Code
Scoutmaster Troop 241
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City